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Planet Tracker sees challenges for index majors on sustainable front

Planet Tracker sees challenges for index majors on sustainable front

Not for profit financial think tank Planet Tracker has been at it again, bringing disruption and challenges to the world of index providers. Their new report, finds that the largest index providers, MSCI, FTSE Russell, S&P Dow Jones and Bloomberg, are being challenged by innovative competitors – including their own clients – due to rising demand for sustainable investment.

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South Africa’s Satrix welcomes ESG ETFs

South Africa’s Satrix welcomes ESG ETFs

South Africa’s fund management company, Satrix, started life as an ETF issuer, in November 2000, when it launched the first ETF in South Africa, the Satrix 40 ETF, as a joint venture between Sanlam Investments and others. Since 2012, Sanlam Investments has been the full owner of Satrix.